Taught course

Information and Library Studies

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree or equivalent. Relevant experience, including SCONUL trainee experience, is an advantage.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The one year course is intended for graduates in any discipline who wish to pursue a career in professional information or library services. Topics include: information storage and retrieval, management and marketing of information services, legal aspects of information, the Internet and digital information resources, web design, publishing.

Information for international students

A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 600 required.

Fees and funding

Non-quota course for SAAS funding. CDL may also be available for those not eligible for SAAS funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
8 months
part time
18 months

PGCert

part time
12 months
full time
4 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations10
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Mr David McMenemy
Email
pgi-enquiry@cis.strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 548 3096
Fax
+44 (0)141 552 4523